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General News of Sunday, 28 June 2020

Source: www.mynigeria.com

NCDC confirms 779 new cases, infection toll hits 24,077

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced a total of 779 new cases of COVID-19 as its total infections hit 24,077.

The NCDC made the announcement on its official Twitter handle on Saturday night.

According to the NCDC, the 684 new confirmed cases were reported in 22 states, with four deaths.

The health agency said that no new state reported a case in the last 24 hours.

The NCDC said that Lagos reported the highest number of cases with 285 new cases and Rivers was second with 68 new infections.

Amongst others were FCT (60), Edo (60), Enugu (56), Delta (47), Ebonyi (42), Oyo (41), Kaduna (19), Ogun (18), Ondo (16), Imo (12), Sokoto (11), Borno (9) Nasarawa (8), Abia (5), Gombe (5), Kebbi (5), Kano (4), Yobe (3), Ekiti (3) and Osun (2).

The NCDC said that till date, 24,077 cases have been confirmed, 14, 115 active, 8,625 treated and discharged, 127, 158 samples collected and 558 deaths recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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